Nzikazi Wilderness Camp
Travel Blogs from Kruger National Park
... on the top of the tree on the opposite bank. We watched a woodland kingfisher continually diving into the river and returning to his perch directly in front of us. Following the Sabie river back towards camp, elephants in the river and giraffe either side of the road, we turned off towards Mlondozi picnic spot. This rest area is perched high above the Mlondozi Dam with sweeping views across the plains and surrounding hillsides. An African panorama! ...
... bed with separate bathroom and shower, with tub. An office table and a day bed both inside and outside on the deck. The deck looks out over miles with a pond, has a little private swimming pool that is all ours, not a very big pool, I'm sure than have a main pool. Pretty fancy for a couple of hicks from Arizona Susie says only one hick from Az , she says it isn't her!!! so it must be me waiting for the guard to escort us to dinner, She ...
... it gets warmer they lie down and rest; so this was a rare treat. After following the lions for a few minutes, our ranger decided to get ahead of them on the road to give us a better shot with our cameras. And that's when he noticed a herd of three buffalo ahead in an open field. He could barely contain his excitement. The buffalo were completely unaware of the approaching lions, and the lions had not yet noticed the buffalo. And there we were, right in the ...
... and wilder-beasts. It is amazing that after such a short time in Africa seeing these animals up close seems so normal and even mundane, although Terrie could watch giraffes all day.
As our car's radio did not work our guide relied on hurried conversations with other safari drivers to find the right places to look for animals. He did a great job and by the time we got to lunch we had seen a huge amount of wildlife. The afternoon involved seeing ...
... and we wanted to make sure we could find our way back and take our open air showers before the performance. I love open air showers they are not at all cold. (For those of you who didn’t pick up on it I was being totally facetious. They are freezing and an awful idea.) I can’t wait to be home with warm showers, clean water, and to not have to wear shoes in the shower.
Other places to stay in Kruger National Park
R40, Kapama Private Game Reserve, Kapama Private Game Reserve | 4 star hotelfrom $456
12 km from Paul Kruger Gate, 39 km from Phabeni Gate, Kruger National Park | 2 star hotelfrom $94
Imbali Concession, Kruger National Park | 4 star hotelfrom $563
Kruger National Park, P. O. Box 88, Skukuza 1350, Kruger National Park | Hotelfrom $1,309
51 km from Phalaborwa Gate, Kruger National Park | 2 star hotelfrom $64